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Sweat Power

Kinetic installations allow visitors to provide energy to buildings through exercise

Implications - A renewed interest in personal health and the environment has fueled a rise in kinetic public installations that let passersby participate in energy generation. By converting passive energy into electric energy, buildings can satisfy power needs and cater to a fitness- and eco-minded market.
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Featured Examples

play_circle_filled Energy Generating Dance Floors
Energy Generating Dance Floors
A Sustainable Dance Club
An innovative firm named Enviu has developed the world’s first energy generating dance floor as part of their Sustainable Dance Club.  From Enviu: Producing and consuming in a responsible manner are… MORE
Green Gym Equipment
Green Gym Equipment
The EcoMill is a Self-Charging Kinetic Energy Treadmill
To work out indoors but stay eco-friendly, a person can purchase the Woodway EcoMill for $8,500. As you exercise, the battery charges so that the display maintains power. Smart. The Woodway EcoMill is… MORE
play_circle_filled Energy-Generating Subway Station Floors
Energy-Generating Subway Station Floors
East Japan Railway Harvests Power from Commuters
We've seen energy-generating dance floors, gyms and revolving doors, but the kinetic energy floors in testing at East Japan Railway Company's Tokyo station take passive energy one thrilling step further.… MORE
Gyms Powered by Exercising Patrons
Gyms Powered by Exercising Patrons
The Green Microgym
The newest gym to open in Portland, Oregon will be just as green as its lush surroundings. The Green Microgym is one of the only gyms that will take its power from a constant and considerable amount of… MORE
Man Powered Gyms
Man Powered Gyms
ReRev Green Gyms Turn Kinetic Energy into Electricity
ReRev green gyms convert the kinetic energy generated from working out into usable electrical energy. A 30-minute workout on an elliptical machine generates about 50 Watts of power, enough to charge a… MORE
Dancing to Generate Electricity
Dancing to Generate Electricity
London's First Eco Club
Britain’s first eco-friendly nightclub will open soon in King’s Cross, proving being good to the environment can be a lot of fun! The party people will dance on a modified dance floor that, due to its… MORE
Fitness-Fueled Eco Hotels
Fitness-Fueled Eco Hotels
Crowne Plaza Hotel in Copenhagen Rewards Pedaling Guests With Food
If you like working out and don't mind sweating a little on vacation, a trip to the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Copenhagen might be in your future. The eco hotel is rewarding hotel guests who pedal electricity-generating… MORE
Hedonistic Eco Nightclubs (UPDATE)
Hedonistic Eco Nightclubs (UPDATE)
What the heck is an eco nightclub? Picture a business that rewards customers by waiving the cover charge for proving that they walked or rode their bike there. Picture an establishment that requires patrons… MORE
Energy-Generating Revolving Doors
Energy-Generating Revolving Doors
NL Coffee Shop Harnesses Kinetic Energy
One of the most popular conservation mantras is the idea that every eco-friendly measure counts, no matter how small and insignificant it seems. Natuurcafé La Port, a coffee shop in the Netherlands, proves… MORE
Kinetic Gymnasiums
Kinetic Gymnasiums
Exercise Powered Micro-Island Gyms on Waterway Paths
Architect Mitchell Joachim and personal exercise trainer Douglas Joachim have proposed floating exercise powered gyms for New York’s waterways. The cost-effective, environmentally friendly urban exercise… MORE

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